Utobeer Market Stall | Borough, Greater London
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Utobeer Market Stall
Excellent based on 113 ratings
Type: Beer Store

Borough Market, Southwark
Borough, Greater London England SE1 1TL [ print map ]
0207 378 9641

utobeer.co.uk

Hours: Tues 10:30-17:30 Wed 11:00-18:00 Thurs 11:00-18:00 Fri 10:00-18:00 Sat 9:00-17:00


Mayor: MayumiH (34) | Bottles: 200+


Utobeer Market Stall

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Beer Available At Utobeer Market Stall (arranged by most recent)
Ilkley / Yeastie Boys 3.74 Degrees 47, Meantime London Pale Ale 50, Früh Kölsch 36, Oskar Blues Mamas Little Yella Pils 49, Sly Fox Rte. 113 India Pale Ale 90, Nøgne Ø Imperial Dunkel Wit 82, Dogfish Head 90 Minute Imperial IPA 100, Harviestoun Ola Dubh (18 Year Old) 99, Nils Oscar Ctrl Alt Delete 59, Leffe Brune 90, Westmalle Tripel 99, Amager Hr. Frederiksen 100, Birra del Borgo My Antonia 97, Einstök Icelandic Toasted Porter 92, Cantillon Rosé De Gambrinus 98, Sierra Nevada 30th Anniversary Charlie, Fred & Kens Bock 96, Dupont Biere de Miel (Biologique) 89, Tap East Imperial Coffee In The Morning , Sierra Nevada Summerfest 42, Wild Beer Epic Saison 88
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113 reviews for Utobeer Market Stall
 Ambiance  71%
 Service  74%
 Selection  81%
 Food  100%
 Value  64%
 Overall  76%
 Rating  88%
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
Glouglouburp  (423) Montreal, Quebec | September 18, 2006
I was really surprised to see how small London’s best beer store really is. The place is fun, the owner is really knowledgeable and wants to help you. However the beer selection is not that impressive with about 100 English micros and maybe a bit more imported (mainly Belgium). No rare find, a Cantillon Gueuze is about as wild as it gets. I’m used to limited beer selection since in Canada it is not an open market. However just about every USA city with 500,000 people have better beer selection than that and this is the best beer store in a 12.5 million people agglomerate (and only opened fridays and saturdays!!!) For tourists it’s a fun shopping experience because it is in the cool Borough Market. But the beer selection itself is mainly interesting to London locals. Most European/American tourists will find a better imported selection where they live. Some of their English micros are interesting to tourists but for that I’d recommend Real Ale Limited over Utobeer.
86
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
Dorqui  (128) Brescia, Italy | September 3, 2006
Beautiful stand in the heart of the Borough Market. Good assortment even if mostly beers come from Belgium. Available also beers coming from unusual and rare countries (I have acquired also from Kenya and from Mozambique). Cordial and helpful staff with the foreigner. In the vicinities of the "Market Porter" and "The Southwark Tavern". To visit absolutely.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
3fourths  (1414) Boulder, Colorado | June 18, 2006| Updated April 20, 2013
I wanted to buy a few things here, but my baggage was already full from my time in western Europe... I had to pass on the Lou Pepe Geuze for £8.50 ($16 US), as well as the Meantime IPA and Porter... some things I really wanted. Ended up only buying a ginger soda to drink while waiting for the Market Porter to open (I was dehydrated). Otherwise, an excellent shop, with a decent lambic and Belgian selection, as well as some bottles from countries that I wanted.
76
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
bitter  (90) Henderson, Nevada | March 22, 2006
definately check out the market stall in burough market...only open on the weekends but a cool stand up bar with several bottles to choose from, belgiums and funny to see american beers, i believe they had all the anchor stuff, a fun place to check out the market. friendly and helpful guy working the joint, i assume the owner.
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn  (627) Vancouver, British Columbia | December 11, 2005
Pretty good selection of beers, and the only place where I could find a J.W. Lees.
The owner was so friendly that once accepted a mail order and left the bottles to pick up at the nearby Market Porter.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
kook  (34) Perth, Western Australia, Australia | August 27, 2005
Great range, friendly staff. If they haven’t got something, they’ll try to get it for you. Nice markets around too, pick up some wild boar sausages!
86
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
jerome  (1) , England | August 25, 2005
Being a market stall, there is no doorman who might turn away tourists (assuming tourism is a bad thing?). For what its worth I live locally & have found the staff very helpful and knowledgeable. They are very enthusiastic & not too precious, despite having a deep cellar.The best beers are not always on display- not surprising considering the place is open plan. Fantastic!
100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 20/20
coder  (1) | May 1, 2005
Very helpful owner and employees who took the time to try to help me find a reasonable facsimile of a long-discontinued Whatney’s ale. Nice selection, and when I am back from US again will return with a long list.
64
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 13/20
Joeh  (49) , England | February 27, 2005| Updated April 17, 2006
Good selection, especially needed since the closure of Pitfied (which was actually better).. You will find some interesting stuff here, but don’t expect to get a load of gems. Range seems to have picked up in the last year. Good tip: while here, check for the cider stall nearby. They have three draught ciders from New Forest and some bottles. Nice!
74
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
Sigmund  (165) Tau, Norway | January 2, 2005
Very good selection of Belgian, German and English (and a few American) quality beers (at least very good for a Norwegian who is not used to a decent selection!). Westvleteren was not available when I was there. Wines and preserves are available too. Borough Market is surrounded by many fine pubs (not all of them family friendly) and lies within easy walking distance of many tourist attractions. The market also has many stalls with fresh food, and some with the usual bric-a-brac.

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